The Greatest Motivational Speech Ever, by Leonidas, King of Sparta
King Leonidas of Sparta, left with only a few fighters from the original 300 at Thermopylae, gave a speech with great motivational power.
The Other Battle of Thermopylae: When Celts Invaded Ancient Greece
Thermopylae is most famous for the battle which took place there in 480 BC. It was a battle in which the heavily outnumbered three hundred Spartans led a coalition of Greeks against the formidable army of the Persian King...
Ancient Greek Helmet From the Persian Wars Found in Israel
A Corinthian helmet from the Persian Wars that was found several years ago in Israel has recently been turned over to Israeli authorities.
Battle of Thermopylae: When the Greeks Fought to Defend Western Civilization
The Battle of Thermopylae and the fight of 300 Spartans against 10,000 elite Persian soldiers is a magnificent moment in Greece's history.
Manuscript Reveals Battle Between Greeks and Goths at Thermopylae
An ancient manuscript that has been recently revealed indicates that in 262 AD there was another battle at Thermopylae that essentially saved Greece from the Goths. In 2007, Jana Grusková, PhD, of Masaryk University, discovered a manuscript fragment containing a...
From Marathon to Thermopylae Greece Eyes Military Tourism
Greece has set its eyes on opening up a new opportunity to attract new visitors to the country: Military tourism. Military enthusiasts, academics, students would perhaps be interested in visiting the places where the greatest battles in history took place. Some...
Thermopylae-Salamis 2020 Anniversary Event Held in Piraeus
An event to formally celebrate the anniversary of 2,500 years since the Battle of Thermopylae and the naval battle of Salamis was held on Wednesday evening at the Naval Cadets Academy in Piraeus, with the leadership of the country...
August 480 BC: Leonidas' Brave 300 Fought the Battle of Thermopylae
The battle of Thermopylae and the valiant fight of 300 intrepid Spartans under the guidance of warrior King Leonidas against 10,000 Persian elite soldiers is one of the greatest moments of Ancient Greece's history and provided great tales of...
Molon Labe: Anniversary of the Battle of Thermopylae (480 BC)
Today is the anniversary of the Battle of Thermopylae (480 BC), one of the most famous battles in history . King Leonidas of Sparta said the phrase Molon Labe (means "Come and take them" in ancient Greek) to Xerxes...